Provisional Measure amends the Civil Rights Framework for the Internet and the Copyright Law to restrict content moderation by social media platforms

Provisional Measure No. 1,068/2021, edited by the Presidency of the Republic on 6 September 2021, has amended the Civil Rights Framework for the Internet (Law No. 12,965/14) and the Copyright Law (Law No. 9,610/1998). In summary, the Provisional Measure seeks to reduce the autonomy of social media platforms in moderating content published by their users, especially those related to matters of a “political, ideological, scientific, artistic or religious” nature. To understand more, check out our Data Protection and Technology team briefing.


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